President Barack Obama leads prospective Republican Party nominee Mitt Romnyy in three batteground states -- Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida - according to a new poll.

According to a new Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News Poll, Obama leads Romney 53 percent to 42 pecent in Pennsylvania; 50 pecent to 44 percent in Ohio; and 51 percent to 45 perrent in Florida.

Obama won all three states in the 2008 election.